Over the past eleven years, Natalia has enjoyed a varied career in the energy industry. After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelors in Economics and a masters in Energy and Mineral Resources, Natalia became a Land Analyst for Shell. From Shell she joined Wood Mackenzie’s research division to analyze upstream activity in the Rockies, Canada and Alaska. She then moved to a more strategic role in downstream, managing Vopak’s market analysis and from Vopak, Natalia moved to a trading desk where she was Phillips 66’s global gasoline trading strategist. This experience has provided her with a deep understanding of all parts of the oil value chain – Upstream, Mid-stream and Downstream.
A dedicated wife and mother, Natalia and her husband Ed have two young daughters, Izabela and Alexandra. In her spare time Natalia likes to travel and volunteer to help the underprivileged. She is also a member of the Houston Symphony Chorus. Her hobbies include classical music, playing the piano and baking.